Hyundai Elite i20, which was updated last year at the 2018 Auto Expo has been updated with new variants. The update comes before the launch of the 2019 Maruti Suzuki Baleno, which is expected to be launched later this month. Hyundai has updated the Elite i20 within a year of the launch of the facelifted version and the reason behind it could be the launch of the upcoming Baleno.
The new Hyundai Elite i20 gets new versions while the old versions get removed from the line-up. In total, there are now 12 versions of the Elite i20 while there were as many as 14 variants before the update. Hyundai has added 8 new variants to the Elite i20 model. Here is the detailed price list of the same.
2019 Hyundai Elite i20 prices (all prices ex-showroom):
Era – Rs. 5,49,900, up from 5,42,900
Magna+ (New variant) – Rs. 6,25,157
Sportz+ (New variant) – Rs. 7,11,900
Sportz+ CVT (New variant) – Rs. 8,21,900
Sportz+ Dual tone (New variant) – Rs. 7,41,900
Asta (O) – Rs. 8,06,200 up from Rs. 7,98,500
Asta (O) CVT (New variant) – Rs. 9,11,200
Era – Rs. 6,88,000 up from Rs. 6,81,000
Magna+ (New vaiant) – Rs. 7,61,000
Sportz+ (New variant) – Rs. 8,36,300
Sportz+ Dual Tone (New variant) – Rs. 8,66,300
Asta (O) – Rs. 9,31,200 up from Rs. 9,23,500
Hyundai has updated the feature list in accordance to the upcoming safety rules too. All the variants of the Hyundai Elite i20 now get rear parking sensors. The Hyundai’s eco-coating tech, which was earlier only available with the top-end variant is now standard across all the variants. The Magna+ variant gets additional features in the form of Bluetooth, steering-mounted audio controls, keyless entry, LED DRLs, LED fog lamps and chrome-dipped front grille.
The Sportz+ variant gets a choice of two different alloy wheel designs. It also gets touchscreen infotainment system, sliding front armrest, tilt and telescopic steering adjustment for the steering wheel. The CVT automatic version of the Sportz+ also gets wireless charging support, which is available in the Hyundai Creta. It is a first-in-segment feature that makes the Hyundai Elite i20 very premium.
The top-end Asta version of the 2019 Hyundai Elite i20 finally gets the automatic CVT option with the petrol engine. Earlier, the automatic CVT was only available with the Sportz+ variant, which is a trim level below the top-end Asta variant.
Mechanically, the 2019 Elite i20 remains unchanged. It gets powered by both petrol and diesel engine options. There is a 1.2-litre petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 82 Bhp at 6,000 rpm and 115 Nm of peak torque at 4,000 rpm. The diesel variants are powered by the 1.4-litre CRDi unit that produces a maximum power of 99 Bhp and peak torque of 132 Nm. The diesel variants are only available with manual transmission option while the petrol versions get both manual and CVT automatic transmission.